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  1. Rat Race to include new hamster wheel twist

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... both of which are critical for daily corporate life in a fast-paced city like Hong Kong.' Registration for the race began yesterday, with space for 60 teams on a first-come, first-served ... fast-paced challenges that mimic corporate life- all while wearing outrageous costumes- to raise money for Mindset, which supports mental-health-related activities and projects in Hong Kong ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - GREAT STRIDES

    Great Strides: Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by TROY DE HAAS

    ... Troy de Haas healthpost@scmp.com On the home stretch Visitors to Hong Kong are usually familiar with the territory's food, shopping, high-density living and pollution. But few tourists- and even residents- think of Hong Kong as a running paradise. The fact is, wherever you are in this great city, you are just around the corner from a park or traffic-free running trail. ...

  3. Hats off to swim race organisers

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay The perseverance of Ronnie Wong Man-chiu and the Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association has paid off with the return of the cross-harbour race on October 16. Wong, ... will serve up a fantastic treat for participants and crowds alike. Hong Kong has a ready-made, natural venue other cities would die for. A race between these two spots, like in the old days, would ...

  4. Race against time to reopen MTR station

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ying Pun and Hong Kong University. In an unprecedented train station closure at the heart of Hong Kong, workers are on round-the-clock shifts, making it impossible for trains to run between ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com MTR engineers and managers are in a race against time to reopen Sheung Wan station in time for tomorrow morning's rush hour as work continues- often ...

  5. Restaurateur put Chinese cuisine on international map

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... preserved egg with ginger and dishes such as braised garoupa tail and fin and deep fried prawn with mini-crab roe. Kam's funeral will be held on January 11 at the Hong Kong Funeral Home. His ... those who dined with Kam daily. Kam, who died on Monday, will be remembered for putting the art of Chinese dining culture on the international stage. Yung Kee, the only Chinese restaurant named ...

  6. Teenager triumphs as cross-harbour race returns

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... She is the Hong Kong record holder for the women's 1,500 metres freestyle and has taken part in open-water races since she was 14. Gary Claydon, the previous champion in 1978, was given ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Eighteen-year-old John Ling Tin-yu beat 978 competitors to win Hong Kong's first cross-harbour swim in 33 years yesterday, completing the 1.8-kilometre event ...

  7. History of ferry accidents in Hong Kong's crowded harbour

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Spectacular ferry crashes have marred Hong Kong's crowded waterways since the boats first sailed in the early days of the colony. The most recent was on October 2 last year, when nine ... often been terrifying for passengers and crew. A total of 106 people were injured in two separate crashes in Hong Kong waters within an hour on February 17 last year, as thick fog cut visibility ...

  8. 1,000-entrant limit for harbour swim

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... met a minimum time requirement in 1,500-metre swimming races held by the organisers, the Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association, or who have swum in open-water races. The remainder will go ... race would lead to it becoming a full international event. Ng Yuk-kong, who took part in the most recent cross-harbour race on October 15, 1978, with his friends from a swimming club, said: ...

  9. Escape the rat race and run for charity

    Posted Apr 24th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... to hold such a fun run in Central was conceived a few years ago,' Ms Woo said. 'It aims to promote Central and Hong Kong as Asia's leading business district. But unfortunately ... Quinton Chan and Helen Wu Feel like you're caught in a trap at the office? Well, fear not, the city's first 'rat race', to be held in October, will allow all ...

  10. One step at a time for good health

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Race walkers to raise money for worthy cause The 2008 MTR Hong Kong Race Walking competition is calling for applications. Residents are invited to take part in this event, ... this will enable our 'walking for better health' message to reach an even wider spectrum of the Hong Kong public.' Race walkers can register as individual participants or as a team until ...




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